The sources of pharmaceuticals for problematic users of benzodiazepines and prescription opioids.

@article{Nielsen2013TheSO,
  title={The sources of pharmaceuticals for problematic users of benzodiazepines and prescription opioids.},
  author={Suzanne Nielsen and Raimondo Bruno and Louisa Degenhardt and Mark Stoov{\'e} and Jane A. Fischer and Susan J Carruthers and Nicholas Lintzeris},
  journal={The Medical journal of Australia},
  year={2013},
  volume={199 10},
  pages={
          696-9
        }
}
OBJECTIVES To describe benzodiazepine and prescription opioid use by clients of drug treatment services and the sources of pharmaceuticals they use. DESIGN Structured face-to-face interviews on unsanctioned use of benzodiazepines and prescription opioids were conducted between January and July 2008. PARTICIPANTS Convenience sample of treatment entrants who reported regular (an average of ≥ 4 days per week) and unsanctioned use of benzodiazepines and/or prescription opioids over the 4 weeks… CONTINUE READING
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